Shell money fest preparation underway

Preparations for the annual shell money festival will be held on the 17th and 18th this month in Langalanga Lagoon, Malaita province. As such preparation is making progress at Busu Home Stay cultural tourism resort in Langalanga. The festival will run for two days starting on Wednesday 17th and will end on Friday 18th this…

Poor conditions in rural roads

DETERIORATING poor conditions of feeder roads in rural areas of the country are a real evidence justifying plea to the Government of the day to device long term plan for road maintenance. Guadalcanal Provincial member for Paripao ward, Andrew Rayboy made the call in light of very poor conditions of feeder roads on the island.…

Paripao community urged to work

Member for Paripao ward in North East Guadalcanal Andrew Rayboy encourages his community to engage in agriculture and agro-forestry to invite development taking place in their community. He made the encouragement during a one day celebration to mark the Guadalcanal Province 31st second appointed day at Newtenabuti on Tuesday. He said, development like road cannot…

First class health centre for A’arai

Villagers in and around A’arai village, east Kwara’ae, Malaita province now have a permanent health centre, described as a first class health lecture by the Solomon islands government, Ministry of Health infrastructure advisor, Michael Green. Started in or around 19th October 2011 after initial community work saw the completion of foundation for the health centre…

Mindset change and peace building training ends

MORE than twenty male youths of Green Valley community in East Honiara have concluded a mindset transformation and peace building workshop, at the St. Barnabas cathedral, Wednesday. According to the facilitator Leslie Filiomea, the workshop is aligned to the democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government policy statement which is, to embark on post-conflict rehabilitation program…

Rapist jailed for 10 years

A HIGH Court judge has sent a man who raped a disabled girl and also committed buggery or unnatural sex to a total of 10 years imprisonment, on Wednesday. The man from Temotu who cannot be named to protect the identity of the 16 year-old girl,was found guilty after a trial for one count of…

Accused denies murder

A COMMITAL hearing will be conducted next week on the case of a man who allegedly stabbed to death a woman on New Year’s Day at Kirakira. Roy Leslie Sega appeared in court on Wednesday and pleaded not guilty to one count of murder. His lawyer opted for a short form preliminary inquiry. September 9…

Scam claim deepens

Hotel worried about $87,000 bill left by Skyline director HERITAGE Park Hotel is worried about an $87, 389.50 bill one of the directors of Skyline Investment Group has left without settling it. The hotel’s general manager Sanjay Bhargava confirmed Jason Liu Tao, whom a widely circulated email described as an international scammer, had booked with…